Tag Archive: Canadians

Canadians can now pre-order the Toshiba Fire Edition televisions

No more window shopping.

The Toshiba Fire TV Edition televisions are finally up for pre-order in Canada. They’ve been available for awhile in the United States, and now the tech is finally crossing the border. You can pre-order now from Amazon and Best Buy, and your new TV will ship on October 19th.

If you’re looking for 4K, your options include a 43-inch model for $ 550, a 50-inch model for $ 600, and a 55-inch model  [Read More…]

Canadians save big on Boxing Day with dozens of Amazon sales

Hey, hey, it’s Boxing Day!

Amazon Canada is celebrating the holiday with dozens of sales covering everything from printers to headphones to KitchenAid stand mixers. Many of the products on sale are down to their lowest prices ever, and there’s just a huge variety to choose from.

These are the best sales going on right now:

40% off Corsair products including the Strafe mechanical keyboard for $ 87.99 (from $ 120) and the Void Pro RGB gaming  [Read More…]

Canadians won’t be able to use a Note 7 on any network after December 15

Time to give it up, Canada.

Samsung Canada is following New Zealand’s lead by cutting off network access for all unreturned Note 7 devices as of December 15.

The company has announced that although 90% of the approximately 39,000 Note 7s sold through Canadian channels have been returned, the remaining 4,000 or so outstanding units will lose access to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on December 12, along with cellular abilities three days later, on December 15. An update will also  [Read More…]

Sony is offering Canadians $180 off a PS4 bundle with a Xperia X Performance purchase

Sony is getting in on the deals game early this year with the offer of $ 180 a PlayStation 4 Uncharted 4 bundle with the purchase of an Xperia X Performance from Bell.

The deal is fairly simple, but a bit arduous, especially if you’re in a rush to get the new console. You need to buy an Xperia X Performance from Bell and submit the IMEI for verification, which the company says could take between two  [Read More…]

Canadians can now sign up to use Samsung Pay with CIBC cards

Samsung and CIBC are teaming up to offer Samsung Pay to Canadians with “select” CIBC credit cards, as we previously reported.

Now, Samsung Canada has put up a landing page allowing users to sign up to receive an email to receive a link to download Samsung Pay on a compatible Galaxy device. Seems fairly convoluted, but there we go.

Says Samsung, (via SamMobile):

As a valued customer, we are excited to present you with early access  [Read More…]

Amazon.ca launches Black Friday deals hub because Canadians love buying tech

Amazon just can’t wait until Black Friday to start offering amazing deals.

Over the next three weeks, Amazon.ca will be featuring thousands of deals as they countdown the days to November 25, aka Black Friday. There will also be some exclusive deals available to customers using the Amazon mobile app, and even more if you’re a Prime member, which you can try for free if you aren’t already a member.

There are  [Read More…]

Samsung says Canadians can return their Note 7s for a refund or GS7 replacement

How do I return my Galaxy Note 7 in Canada?

Samsung Canada has issued a statement assuring Canadians that starting October 13 they will be able to bring their original or replacement Galaxy Note 7s to their point of purchase for a full refund or exchange.

The notice comes after Samsung’s unprecedented global cancellation of the popular flagship. In a press release, Samsung Canada’s COO & EVP, Mobile and Enterprise Solutions, Paul Brannen, said, “We are committed to working  [Read More…]

Best roaming plans for Canadians travelling to the U.S.

Here are the best ways to save money when taking your phone to the U.S.!

Millions of Canadians visit the U.S. every year and, with nearly every pocket protecting a smartphone and its data plan, they increasingly want to maintain the same quality of service they have at home. Thankfully, roaming options have not only proliferated over the past few years but, due to competition at home and abroad, plans have become significantly cheaper.

Here are  [Read More…]

Best roaming plans for Canadians travelling to Europe

Planning a trip to Europe? Here are your best options for roaming while taking in the sights, the sounds — or the Seine!

Whether you want to get in some skiing, go backpacking, or hit the winding — and sometimes high-velocity — roads, Europe is an amazing travel destination for Canadians. Roaming in countries like France, Germany, Spain, Portugal and the United Kingdom can be expensive if you don’t know which options to choose. Be smart with  [Read More…]

Wind Mobile is turning into a good telco alternative for Western Canadians

If you’re in the (western) market for a new plan, it’s time to consider Wind Mobile.

As of today, Wind Mobile has completed its network upgrades in all of its Western Canadian cities, including Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton. With those upgrades, the company claims speeds and coverage have been drastically improved, along with perhaps the most important metric — latency.

The realization comes after Wind announced that it has completed upgrades in Edmonton as part of  [Read More…]